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Medicine and public health at the end of empire

Howard Waitzkin

Medicine and public health at the end of empire

by Howard Waitzkin

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Published by Paradigm Publishers in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementHoward Waitzkin
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LC ClassificationsRA418 .W345 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384050M
ISBN 109781594519505, 9781594519512
LC Control Number2010036757

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